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October 24th 2014, 4:13 pm PT

Xbox Store Week in Review

It’s been a big week for music titles on Xbox One and Xbox 360. In the last few days, the following Xbox One titles arrived on the Xbox Games Store:

    

  

Assassin’s Creed Unity is also now available for digital pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One.

Here’s what’s new on the Xbox 360 store:

    

  

Up next week: Sunset Overdrive!

October 24th 2014 at 4:13 pm | Arcade, Marketplace, Pre-order, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 2 comments

October 24th 2014, 10:20 am PT

Shadow Warrior is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Shadow Warrior tells the offbeat tale of Zilla Enterprise’s corporate shogun Lo Wang as he is ordered to acquire a legendary blade of limitless power by his deceitful employer. Betrayed and left for dead, Lo Wang learns of the blade’s connection to ancient gods from another realm preparing to push our world to the brink of destruction. Now the reluctant hero must become legend through a masterful combination of gun, blade, magic and wit to uncover the truth behind the demonic invasion and banish evil back into the darkness. Shadow Warrior Reborn – A bold new vision of Shadow Warrior elegantly blends classic first-person shooter gameplay with thrilling action, inventive combat, and a contemporary retelling of the hilarious legend of Lo Wang.






October 24th 2014 at 10:20 am | Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 29 comments

October 24th 2014, 8:30 am PT

Assassin’s Creed Unity is Now Available for Digital Preorder & Download on Xbox One

Assassin’s Creed Unity

Game Description: ASSASSIN’S CREED UNITY EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 11/11/2014. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM PST ON THE RELEASE DATE.

Assassin’s Creed Unity is an action/adventure game set in the city of Paris during one of its darkest hours, the French Revolution. Take ownership of the story by customising Arno’s equipement to make the experience unique to you, both visually and mechanically. In addition to an epic single-player experience, Assassin’s Creed Unity delivers the excitement of playing with up to three friends through online cooperative gameplay in specific missions. Throughout the game, take part in one of the most pivotal moments of French history in a compelling storyline and a breath-taking playground that brought you the city of lights of today.

There are 2 versions of Assassin’s Creed Unity available for pre-order – the standard pre-order edition and the Gold Edition. Click each link for more details or see below.

 


  • Assassin’s Creed Unity standard pre-order edition, available starting today for $59.99. Preorder Assassin’s Creed Unity now and get your hands on extra content! Embark upon an extraordinary journey as Arno exposes the true powers behind the French Revolution and expand your immersive experience with an additional mission! – The Chemical Revolution Mission
  • Assassin’s Creed Unity Gold Edition, available starting today for $89.99 and is the ultimate version of Assassin’s Creed Unity and the full Season Pass.

October 24th 2014 at 8:30 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 19 comments

October 22nd 2014, 12:26 pm PT

Voice Commander, a Microsoft Garage project, Now Available for Xbox One as a Free Download

Voice Commander, a Microsoft Garage projectContent: Voice Commander, a Microsoft Garage project
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Game Description: Voice Commander, a Microsoft Garage project, is a fast paced, space themed, RTS and top-down shooter combo. Pick up a controller and work with Vox using voice commands to try to stop relentless attacks. Voice Commander can be played with up to eight controllers, and anyone in the room can issue voice commands.

Voice Commander is a free download.

Microsoft Garage turns fresh ideas into real projects. Learn more at microsoft.com/garage, and get a bit of insight into other upcoming Microsoft Garage projects here.






October 22nd 2014 at 12:26 pm | Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 31 comments

October 21st 2014, 5:01 pm PT

The Legend of Korra is Now Available for Xbox One

Game Description: An ancient evil force has emerged from the portals and threatens the balance of both worlds! Only the Avatar stands a chance in defeating this new threat! • Original Avatar storyline penned by the TV show’s creators. • Wield the power of all 4 elements—water, earth, fire, and air as only the Avatar can! • Change bending styles at any time to unleash devastating combos. • Beat overwhelming odds by activating the all-powerful Avatar state.

Purchase The Legend of Korra from the Xbox Games Store

October 21st 2014 at 5:01 pm | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 28 comments

October 21st 2014, 6:01 am PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 27 October 2014.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
R.B.I. Baseball 14 Xbox One Game 50%
Forza Motorsport 5 Car Pass Add-on 25%
Strike Suit Zero Director’s Cut Xbox One Game 50%
Zombie Driver Ultimate Edition Xbox One Game 50%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

Xbox 360

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Games on Demand 50%
Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi Games on Demand 50%
R.B.I. Baseball 14 Arcade 50%
Need for Speed Most Wanted Games on Demand 50%
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Games on Demand 75%
Burnout Paradise Games on Demand 66%
Burnout Revenge Games on Demand 66%
Need for Speed Undercover Games on Demand 66%
Dirt 3 Games on Demand 60%
Darksiders* Games on Demand 50%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*This deal is valid through 31 October 2014.

October 21st 2014 at 6:01 am | Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 115 comments

October 21st 2014, 12:05 am PT

Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved is Now Available for Xbox One and Xbox 360

Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved

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Game Description: Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved is a breakthrough musical motion video game inspired by Disney’s classic animated film Fantasia. In the game, players enter the magical realms of Fantasia, selected by the legendary sorcerer Yen Sid, to hone their musical and magical prowess as his new apprentice. Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved takes players on an interactive and immersive motion-controlled journey through worlds of music and magic.

There are 2 versions of Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved available: the Digital Bundle and the Deluxe Digital Bundle. Click each link for more details or see below.

Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved is also available for Xbox 360. Check price and availability in your Xbox LIVE region here.

October 21st 2014 at 12:05 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store | 22 comments

October 21st 2014, 12:03 am PT

JUST DANCE 2015 Now Available for Xbox One

JUST DANCE 2015

Game Description: The world’s #1 dance game is back with hot moves and new features! JUST DANCE 2015 gives the power to the community: challenge your friends, score on their performances and even be part of the game! Get ready for this year’s hit songs and quirky dance moves that have something for everyone.

Purchase JUST DANCE 2015 from the Xbox Games Store











October 21st 2014 at 12:03 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 15 comments

October 21st 2014, 12:01 am PT

The Walking Dead: Season Two is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: The sequel to 2012’s Game of the Year continues the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned by the undead apocalypse. Left to fend for herself, she has been forced to learn how to survive in an unforgiving world. Experience what it’s like to play as Clementine, meet new survivors, explore new locations and make gruesome decisions in this five-part game series of choice and consequence.









October 21st 2014 at 12:01 am | Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 18 comments

October 17th 2014, 4:09 pm PT

Xbox Store Week in Review

It’s been another a busy week on the New Release Calendar. In the last few days, the following Xbox One titles arrived on the Xbox Games Store.

      
Additionally, these titles become available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One this week. Only 25 days until Halo: The Master Chief Collection (!)

  
And here are this week’s Xbox 360 releases. Don’t forget, Darksiders II is now a free download as part of Xbox Live Games with Gold. Grab it here.

        

Note: a lot of people are going to be online playing Sunset Overdrive this weekend, so keep an eye on Twitch and YouTube for some playthroughs. If you want watch a replay of my play session from earlier today, click here.

October 17th 2014 at 4:09 pm | Marketplace, Pre-order, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 52 comments

October 17th 2014, 8:09 am PT

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is Now Available for Digital Preorder on Xbox One

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Content: Halo: The Master Chief Collection
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Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 11/11/2014. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM EST ON THE RELEASE DATE. Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console.

For the first time ever, The Master Chief’s entire story is on one console. Featuring a re-mastered Halo 2: Anniversary, along with Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4, new digital series, Halo: Nightfall, and access to the Halo 5: Guardians Beta, this is the definitive Halo experience.* The Complete Master Chief Story – Honoring the iconic hero and his epic journey, The Master Chief’s entire story is brought together as The Master Chief Collection. Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4 are all included with Xbox One visual fidelity, 60fps, a total of 45 campaign missions plus more than 100 multiplayer (including the original Halo Combat Evolved maps) and Spartan Ops maps. Halo 2: Anniversary – Celebrating the 10 year Anniversary, the iconic fan favorite returns. Featuring a fully re-mastered campaign with “Classic Mode” allowing you to instantly switch between the re-mastered game and the original game from 2004. Uncover new Halo 5: Guardians story elements with extended cut scenes, hidden terminal videos, and utilize all new skulls to experience the campaign in a whole new way. Including all 25 original multiplayer maps just as fans remember them, plus 6 completely re-imagined maps.

 

For more information on what’s included in the Halo: The Master Chief Collection package, click over to Xbox Wire.

October 17th 2014 at 8:09 am | Halo, Pre-order, Xbox Games Store | 89 comments

October 14th 2014, 4:55 pm PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 20 October 2014.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Rayman Legends Xbox One Game 40%
Outlast Xbox One Game 25%
Worms Battlegrounds Xbox One Game 40%
Battlefield 4 Support Shortcut Kit* Add-On 33%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*This deal is available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.

Xbox 360

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Dragon Age Origins Games on Demand 75%
Dragon Age II Games on Demand 75%
Dragon Age II – Mark of the Assassin Add-on 50%
Dragon Age II – The Exiled Prince Add-on 50%
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Games on Demand 67%
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning -Teeth of Naros Add-on 50%
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning – The Legend of Dead Kel Add-on 50%
Battlefield 4 Support Shortcut Kit* Add-on 33%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*This deal is available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.

October 14th 2014 at 4:55 pm | Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 94 comments

October 14th 2014, 10:00 am PT

The Evil Within is Now Available for Xbox One

The Evil Within

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Game Description: Developed by Shinji Mikami, The Evil Within embodies the meaning of pure survival horror. Highly-crafted environments and an intricate story are combined to create an immersive world that will bring you to the height of tension. With limited resources at your disposal, you’ll fight for survival in this perfect blend of horror and action.

NOTE: Bethesda is extending The Evil Within’s pre-order bonus through October 28, 2014. You will receive the game immediately.  Purcahse The Evil Within today to receive The Fighting Chance Pack which includes items, that when used correctly, will allow players to stave off death for a moment longer.

October 14th 2014 at 10:00 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 84 comments

October 14th 2014, 9:04 am PT

Duck Dynasty is Now Available for Xbox One & Xbox 360

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Game Description: Hunt, Race and Prank to Become a Robertson! Take on the role of Willie’s son John Luke as he learns how to become one of the Robertson Duckmen! Interact with Willie, Uncle Si, Jase and the rest of the family from the hit TV show. Go duck hunting, varmint shooting, off-roading and play office pranks in the Robertson’s hometown of West Monroe, LA. Will you learn the way of the beards?

Duck Dynasty is also available for Xbox 360. Click here to check price and availability in your Xbox LIVE region.







October 14th 2014 at 9:04 am | Marketplace, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 54 comments

October 14th 2014, 5:01 am PT

The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season is Now Available for Xbox One

The Walking Dead: The Complete First SeasonContent: The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season
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Game Description: A five-part game series set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning series. Play as Lee Everett, a convicted criminal, who has been given a second chance at life in a world devastated by the undead. Experience events, meet people and visit locations that foreshadow the story of Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes. A tailored game experience – actions, choices and decisions affect how your story plays out across the entire series.









October 14th 2014 at 5:01 am | Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 61 comments

October 14th 2014, 12:01 am PT

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Now Available for Xbox One

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition

Content: Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition

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Game Description: The Definitive Edition of the critically acclaimed, award winning open-world action adventure, reworked, rebuilt and re-mastered for Xbox One. All 24 previously available DLC extensions from the Xbox 360 version have been integrated into the game, including the story-extending episode Year of the Snake and the horror-themed Nightmare in North Point. Alongside a wealth of new technological, audio and visual improvements, Hong Kong has never felt so alive. A vibrant, neon city teaming with life, Hong Kong’s exotic locations and busy streets and markets hide one of the most powerful and dangerous criminal organizations in the world: the notorious Triads. Play as Wei Shen – the highly skilled undercover cop trying to take down the Triads from the inside out. You’ll have to prove yourself worthy as you fight your way up the organization, taking part in brutal criminal activities without blowing your cover. Destroy your opponents in brutal hand-to-hand combat using an unmatched martial arts system. Dominate Hong Kong’s buzzing streets in thrilling illegal street races and tear it up in explosive firearms action. Sleeping Dogs’ Hong Kong is the ultimate playground. Undercover, the rules are different.

Purchase Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition from the Xbox Games Store

October 14th 2014 at 12:01 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 47 comments

October 10th 2014, 4:06 pm PT

Xbox Store Week in Review

It’s October and that means pretty much every week is a busy one on the New Release Calendar. In the last few days, the following Xbox One titles arrived on the Xbox Games Store.

    

    

Note: Project Spark is also available for Windows 8.1 devices, and NBA 2K15 can be found on Xbox 360 as well.

Additionally, a number of titles become available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One this week, including some of the biggest games of the fall:

    

  

So, what are you playing this weekend?

October 10th 2014 at 4:06 pm | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 25 comments

October 10th 2014, 8:01 am PT

Sunset Overdrive is Now Available for Digital Preorder on Xbox One

Sunset Overdrive

Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 10/28/2014. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM EDT ON THE RELEASE DATE. Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console.

2027. Sunset City. A contaminated energy drink has transformed most of the population into toxic mutants. For many it’s the end of the world, but for you it’s a dream come true. Your old boss? Dead. Your boring job? Gone. Transform the open-world into your tactical playground by grinding, vaulting and wall-running across the city while using a devastating, unconventional arsenal. With hyper-agility, unique weapons, and customizable special abilities, Sunset Overdrive rewrites the rules of traditional shooters and delivers an explosive, irreverent, stylish, and totally unique adventure exclusively to Xbox One.

There are 2 versions of Sunset Overdrive available for pre-order – the Pre-order Edition and the Day One Deluxe Edition. Click each link for more details or click over to Xbox Wire.

October 10th 2014 at 8:01 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store | 66 comments

October 9th 2014, 9:06 am PT

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is Now Available for Digital Preorder on Xbox One

Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 11/3/2014. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM PST / 3:01 AM EST ON THE RELEASE DATE.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, developed by Sledgehammer Games, harnesses the first three-year development cycle in franchise history. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare envisions the powerful battlegrounds of the future, where both technology and tactic have evolved to usher in a new era of combat for the franchise. Delivering a stunning performance, Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey stars as Jonathan Irons – one of the most powerful men in the world – shaping this chilling vision of the future of war. Power Changes Everything.

There are 2 versions of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare available for pre-order – the Day Zero Edition and the Digital Pro Edition. Click each link for more details or see below.

 

  • Xbox One Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition, available starting today for $59.99 includes the standard game, Day Zero early access, double XP on Nov. 3, two custom weapons, and the Advanced Arsenal custom bullet brass exoskeleton and EM1 Quantum directed energy weapon.
  • Xbox One Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Digital Pro Edition, available starting today for $99.99 includes the standard game, Season Pass, Atlas Gorge bonus multiplayer map, Atlas Digital Content Pack, Day Zero Early Access, double XP on Nov. 3, Two Day Zero custom weapons, and the Advanced Arsenal.

October 9th 2014 at 9:06 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 131 comments

October 9th 2014, 9:01 am PT

EA SPORTS NBA LIVE 15 is Now Available for Digital Preorder on Xbox One

NBA Live 15

Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 10/28/2014. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM EDT ON THE RELEASE DATE.

Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the “Manage” button on the product details page on your console. This pre-order edition includes: • EA SPORTS NBA LIVE 15 Full Game • EA SPORTS NBA LIVE 15 Pre Order Bonus – Fans who pre-ordered EA SPORTS NBA LIVE 15 will receive a bonus NBA LIVE Ultimate Team Gold Premium Pack every week for 10 weeks.


October 9th 2014 at 9:01 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store | 16 comments

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